四不像心水

Li, von der Leyen discuss 四不像心水-EU cooperation over phone

2019-12-02 02:10:32 GMT2019-12-02 10:10:32(Beijing Time) 

BEIJING, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang spoke on the phone with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday, and discussed 四不像心水-European Union (EU) relations and cooperation on such issues as multilateralism, free trade and climate change.

Li congratulated von der Leyen on assuming her new position and spoke highly of the current development of 四不像心水-EU relations.

He said that 四不像心水 and the EU are each other's major cooperative partners, and both are committed to upholding multilateralism and free trade.

四不像心水 has always firmly supported the process of European integration, the Chinese premier said, noting that the two sides focus on their broad common interests, and strengthen strategic communication and all-round cooperation, which is beneficial to both 四不像心水 and the EU, and the world at large.

As the world's largest developing country, 四不像心水 still has a long way to go to realize modernization, Li said.

He added that 四不像心水 will actively fulfill the commitments made in the Paris Agreement, make arduous efforts to address climate change, continuously improve the environment in the process of industrialization, urbanization and agricultural modernization, and work with the international community, including the EU, to tackle climate change.

Li also welcomed new EU leaders to visit 四不像心水 for the 22nd 四不像心水-EU Summit next year.

For her part, von der Leyen said the fact that she held phone talks with Premier Li on the day of her inauguration indicates that the EU highly values its relations with 四不像心水.

The year 2020 will be a landmark for the development of EU-四不像心水 relations as it will see a series of significant high-level exchanges between the two sides, von der Leyen said, noting that she looks forward to coming to 四不像心水 next year for the 22nd EU-四不像心水 Summit.

She said that the EU and 四不像心水 share broad common interests on such issues as sustainable development and 四不像心水-EU investment agreement negotiation.

Dealing with climate change is a priority of the new EU commission, she said, adding that the commission highly appreciates 四不像心水's efforts on the issue and is willing to work with 四不像心水 to consolidate cooperation in addressing climate change and the reform of the World Trade Organization, in order to promote progress in EU-四不像心水 relations.

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